Team member Christina H. Martinez
Christina H. Martinez
Associate

Bio

Prior to joining Podhurst Orseck, Christina served as a law clerk for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Previously, Christina worked as an associate at a leading international law firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, where she worked on complex commercial litigation, cross-border enforcement and investigations matters, and international disputes with a focus in Latin America. Christina also worked extensively on pro bono matters, including a juvenile life without parole resentencing as well as a multitude of immigration matters.

“Christina’s exceptional background and leadership experiences will make her a valuable asset to our clients and support our continued growth as a top litigation firm,” said Podhurst Orseck Partner, Stephen Rosenthal. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our team and look forward to her contributions to the firm.”

Early on in her career, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Cecilia M. Altonaga in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Christina also gained valuable experience interning for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and assisting at the Ministry of Education of Spain.

While earning her Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School, Christina served as the Articles Editor and Women’s Committee Co-Chair for the Harvard Law Review and received Best Overall Team for the Ames Moot Court Competition. Additionally, she was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholar in Legal Research in Writing and Cravath International Fellowship. Christina graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Amherst College, where she served as Captain of the women’s tennis team.

She is a member of the New York bar, has recently taken the Florida bar (awaiting results), and is fluent in English and Spanish.